ICESAP Events

Annual Conference

The 4th annual Incentive, Conference & Event Society Asia Pacific (ICESAP) conference attracts high-value corporate clients, agency leaders and many of our industry partners including hotel and venue companies & destination marketers to discuss the latest trends and challenges influencing the Incentive, Conference & Event business across Asia Pacific.

Taking place in Shanghai – one of Asia’s most important commercial hubs and home to hundreds of Incentive, Conference & Event customers, agencies and suppliers. 2017’s action packed conference opens with the Leaders’ Forums run by our industry’s leading thought leaders and ends with the evening Welcome Reception. This is followed by a day of Plenary Sessions, Keynote Presentations, ICESAP Awards Gala Dinner and finishing with a morning of Educational & Practical Workshops.

第四届亚太会奖与活动协会(ICESAP)年会汇集领先的企业买家,会展活动公司,酒店,旅游局,旅游公司和行业供应商,共同讨论面临的最新挑战,分享专业见解和影响亚太地区会奖活动产业的新产品。



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ICESAP Members

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Non-Members

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Alternatively, download the Delegate Registration Form and send the completed form to Philip Pang, Marketing and Membership Manager, philip.pang@icesap.org to register as a delegate

Conference Speakers

Jason Yin

Director and General Manager
Ergo-China Life Insurance

Dr. Sun Weijia

Director General
Counsellors’ Office of the State Council

Georgie Farmer

Group Manager, Global Travel, Meetings/Events
Microsoft

Kerry Healy

Vice President, Sales, Asia Pacific
AccorHotels

Stephen Ho

Chief Executive Officer, Greater China
Marriott International

Jack Yao

Secretary General
CCPIT Commercial Sub-council

Carol Chung

Vice President, Global Sales, Greater China
Marriott International

David Litteken

Vice President, Asia Pacific Region
BI Worldwide

Yuan Hao

Chairman
China MICE Committee

Bert Li

Associate Director of Event Production
Amway China

Aileen London

Senior Manager, Global Meeting Services
Oracle

Nigel Gaunt

President
ICESAP

Selina Chavry

Global Managing Director
Pacific World

Lisa Hopkins

Managing Director
BCD Meetings & Events

Robin Lokerman

Group President
MCI



Stay tuned for more details

Conference Programme

09:00 – 14:00 Registration and coffee
14:00 – 17:00 Leaders’ Forums

The Leaders’ Forums will be run by our industry’s leading thought leaders from Client side, Agency side, and Partner/Supplier side. They will be run simultaneously and under Chatham House rules.

A) Leaders’ Forum – Corporate Delegates
Moderators: Aileen London, Senior Manager, Global Meeting Services, Oracle
Georgie Farmer, Group Manager, Global Travel, Meetings/Events, Microsoft
Bert Li, Associate Director of Event Production, Amway China

This session is a closed session, only corporate delegates will be admitted.


B) Leaders’ Forum – Agency Delegates
Moderators: Selina Chavry, Global Managing Director, Pacific World
Lisa Hopkins, Managing Director, BCD Meetings & Events
David Litteken, Vice President, Asia Pacific Region, BI Worldwide

This session is a closed session, only agency delegates will be admitted


C) Leaders’ Forum – Partner Delegates
Moderators: Carol Chung, Vice President, Global Sales, Greater China, Marriott International
Bobby Ong, Vice President, Sales, Distribution, Marketing & Loyalty, AccorHotels
Patrick Chen, Deputy Director, Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration

This session is a closed session, only partner delegates will be admitted.

17:45 Transfer from W Shanghai – The Bund to the Welcome Cocktail Reception held at the Roosevelt Sky Bar
18:00 – 21:00 Welcome Cocktail Reception – Roosevelt Sky Bar, Bund 27

Meet and network with some of APACs most prominent agencies, clients and suppliers at the Roosevelt Sky Bar.

Morning Sessions:

09:00 – 09:05 M.C. Opening
09:05 – 09:10 President’s Welcome

Nigel Gaunt, President, ICESAP

09:10 – 09:18 Opening Welcome – People’s Republic of China

Dr. Sun Weijia, Director General, Counsellors’ Office of the State Council

09:18 – 09:25 Opening Welcome – Shanghai

Connie Cheng, Deputy Director, Shanghai Municipal Tourism Administration

09:25 – 09:35 Opening Remarks – Marriott International

Stephen Ho, CEO, Greater China, Marriott International

09:35 – 09:45 Opening Remarks – China MICE Committee

Yuan Hao, Chairman, China MICE Committee

09:45 – 10:20 Keynote Address: Make the “Belt and Road” a Route to Global Tourism and MICE Prosperity

Dr. Sun Weijia, Director General, Counsellors’ Office of the State Council

10:20 – 10:50 Networking and Morning Refreshments
10:50 – 11:20 Making Compliance a Priority for MICE Agencies in China

Jack Yao, Secretary General, CCPIT Commercial Sub-council CCOIC Commercial Chamber of Commerce

11:20 – 12:00 Keynote Address

TBC

12:00 – 12:20 Leader’s Forum – Making Stakeholder Feedback Drive Industry Reform
12:20 – 12:30 IC&E Certification Driving Professionalism

Megan Harris, Corporate Trainer and Head, Sales and Marketing, William Angliss Institute

12:30 – 14:00 Networking Lunch

Afternoon Sessions:

14:00 – 14:05 M.C. Remarks
14:05 – 14:50 China Customer’s Panel Session – China Market Challenges and Opportunities; The Chinese Customers’ Perspective

Panelists
Bert Li
, Associate Director of Event Production, Amway China
Jason Yin, Director and General Manager, Ergo-China Life Insurance
Justine Zhou, Associate Director, Meeting Services China, Merck
Yuan Hao, Chairman, China MICE Committee

Moderated by:
Alicia Yao, Managing Director, IME Consulting

14:50 – 15:40 Virtual Reality/Augmented Reality: Enhancing Brand Experience

Presented by MCI Singapore

15:40 – 16:10 Networking & Afternoon Refreshments
16:10 – 17:00 Panel Session – Environmental Sustainability in the IC&E Sector

Kevin Teng, Executive Director - Sustainability, Marina Bay Sands

Panelists
TBC

Moderated by:
Robin Lokerman,
Group President, MCI

17:00 – 17:10 SSS - Special Secret Session
17:10 – 19:00 The Time is Yours!
19:00 – 19:30 Cocktails and Networking

ICESAP welcome all guests to network and relax ahead of the Gala Dinner.

19:30 – 22:30 Gala Dinner

A celebration dinner at the W Shanghai – The Bund. An elegant evening of fine food, great entertainment and a chance to network and celebrate the very best that our industry has to offer. This will be followed by an after-party.

There will be three practical and educational workshops led by three global agencies. Delegates will be divided into groups and will each be able to attend all three workshops.


Innovation Workshop Topics:

1. Business Event Innovation (TBC) – Auditoire
2. Event Experience Innovation (TBC) – George P. Johnson
3. China Destination Management Innovation – Pacific World


Timetable for Workshops:

08:30 – 09:00 Registration and Coffee
09:00 – 10:00 3x Innovation workshops – Cycle A
10:00 – 11:00 3x Innovation workshops – Cycle B
11:00 – 11:30 Networking and Refreshments
11:30 – 12:30 3x Innovation workshops – Cycle C


China Marketplace:

12:30 – 14:30 Networking Lunch with China Buyers
14:30 onwards Departures

Conference Registration Fees

Members US$
Registration Fees Early-Bird Offer / Regular
Corporate Delegate
(includes delegates who are Corporate Buyers and in-house Incentive, Conference or Event planners)
200.00 / 250.00
Agency Delegate
(delegates from Intermediary Agencies)
500.00 / 650.00
Partner Delegate
(includes delegates in hotels, tourism & convention bureaus, DMCs, venues, airlines and others working for suppliers of goods and services)
800.00 / 1000.00
Non-Members US$
Registration Fees Early-Bird Offer / Regular
Corporate Delegate
(includes delegates who are Corporate Buyers and in-house Incentive, Conference or Event planners)
400.00 / 450.00
Agency Delegate
(delegates from Intermediary Agencies)
700.00 / 850.00
Partner Delegate
(includes delegates in hotels, tourism & convention bureaus, DMCs, venues, airlines and others working for suppliers of goods and services)
1000.00 / 1200.00

There is limited availability for our Early Bird offers which will end in June



Online Registration

ICESAP Members

Please log in to enjoy reduced Conference Registration Fees login to register

Non-Members

register now

Alternatively, download the Delegate Registration Form and send the completed form to Philip Pang, Marketing and Membership Manager, philip.pang@icesap.org to register as a delegate



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